Category: Arts/Culture/Entertainment

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The modern home

Chicago’s skyscraper modernism—the Hancock, Marina City, Sears/Willis—is the city’s treasured calling card. What’s less known and much less appreciated is ...

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The lingering spirits of the California Clipper

click to enlarge Frank Okay When news broke in May that the California Clipper was permanently closing, people began to ...

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BoHo and Lifeline examine the public and private split

The age of Zoom has created a split-screen metaphor for the changes in our private and public lives. We’re separated ...

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We’re Gonna Die offers a poignant portrait of mortality

There’s a video of Young Jean Lee performing her 2011 play We’re Gonna Die on Vimeo. It’s an exercise in ...

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The Folded Map Project shows a segregated city

“I’m sure you’ve heard the words to describe Englewood are ‘Black, dangerous, poor, gun violence,'” says Tonika Johnson in one ...

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For the Love of Lyric fills the vocal void for now

This weekend, just about the time when—minus the virus—we would have been plopping our posteriors into cushy new seats installed ...

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The MCA provides tool kits for plague times

The Museum of Contemporary Art’s performance series has long been noted for breaking down barriers between disciplines. But reimagining what ...

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Mishkan Chicago puts an interactive spin on High Holiday rituals

As a child, the High Holidays—Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement)—were marked with ...

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96 Hours is popping in lockdown at Links

Along with every other performance venue in town, Links Hall went dark in March of this year, cancelling the 40 ...

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Destinos al Aire brings Latinx culture to the drive-in

When Myrna Salazar founded the Chicago Latino Theatre Alliance (CLATA) in 2016 and presented the first Destinos International Latino Festival ...

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